Domestic credit provided by banking sector (% of GDP)
Definition: Domestic credit provided by the banking sector includes all credit to various sectors on a gross basis, with the exception of credit to the central government, which is net. The banking sector includes monetary authorities and deposit money banks, as well as other banking institutions where data are available (including institutions that do not accept transferable deposits but do incur such liabilities as time and savings deposits). Examples of other banking institutions are savings and mortgage loan institutions and building and loan associations.
Description: The map below shows how Domestic credit provided by banking sector (% of GDP) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Japan, with a value of 326.63. The country with the lowest value in the world is Libya, with a value of -65.93.
Source: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.